Datetime module

Binu K S binux.lists at
Mon Jan 10 00:55:32 EST 2005

The time module will do.
>>> import time
>>> time.ctime()
'Mon Jan 10 11:17:54 2005'

Use strftime if you need to format the time differently.
>>> time.strftime("%Y-%m-%d %H:%m:%S",time.localtime())
'2005-01-10 11:01:45'

On 9 Jan 2005 21:46:12 -0800, rublind at <rublind at> wrote:
> I am writing a script that acts as an AIM bot [using twisted.IM's base
> scripts] and I want to add a logging feature. I got it to log who sends
> what to whom, but what I want to add is the date and time that the
> message was sent (or recieved by the bot), I tried to look at datetime
> on my own, and I couldn't get anything to work.
> Anyone know a simple way to get the current date and/or time?
> Thanks!
> --

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